CANADA: Seaway Shelved Again

In his Detroit speech last week (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), President Harry Truman touched off a noisy ovation when he stressed the importance of the St. Lawrence seaway as a route for Labrador iron ore to U.S. steel mills. Said he: "There never was a project in the history of the country more badly needed." The President's words were a rebuke to the House Public Works Committee, which two days earlier had voted 15 to 12 to shelve the seaway for another year.

Seaway supporters talked of seeking congressional reconsideration this session; their chances of success...

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